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Headword: Agasaito
Adler number: alpha,166
Translated headword: might be amazed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] might marvel.
Also [sc. attested is] a)/gasqai in Homer in reference to the [sense] 'to marvel at' and 'to be envious'.[1]
Greek Original:
Agasaito: thaumaseien. kai Agasthai par' Homêrôi epi tou thaumazein kai phthonein.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius alpha124 Theodoridis), and cf. generally alpha 138, alpha 141, alpha 167. The headword -- third person singular, aorist optative middle -- is taken to be quoted from Demosthenes 18.204.
[1] Homer, Odyssey 16.203 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; rhetoric
Translated by: Gregory Hays on 4 June 1999@14:08:22.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Modified translation, keywords, added note, set status?) on 8 July 2001@11:59:31.
William Hutton (Added betacodeƵ) on 8 July 2001@12:05:57.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 3 February 2003@07:37:31.
Jennifer Benedict (added link, betacode) on 26 March 2008@01:41:15.
David Whitehead (augmented primary note) on 27 March 2008@08:36:30.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 23 December 2011@08:21:23.
David Whitehead (augmnented notes and keywords) on 18 August 2013@05:47:42.


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